Wednesday, April 30, 2008

John Goodwin 'Bobby' Burns 19xx-2000

J.G. Burns joined the RAF in 1946 as a Cranwell cadet. He was posted to 56 Sqn and after a tour with them went to CFS. He was on No13 course ETPS in 1954. He went to A&AEE Boscombe Down, where he served from 1956-57.
He joined Hunting Aircraft as a Test Pilot in 1958 before joining Blackburn Aircraft in 1959, test flying the NA.39 Buccaneer. He was awarded two Queen's Commendations for Valuable Services in the Air.